Little Hall Shelter (GA)

Lake Sidney Lanier

Little Hall Park lies approximately 30 miles north of Buford Dam on Lake Sidney Lanier. The site features beautiful views of the lake as well as excellent access to swimming, picnicking, and boating. The lake, named for the poet, Sidney Lanier, is well known for its aqua-blue colored water, spectacular scenery and variety of recreational activities. Each year, approximately 11.8 million people come to visit.

Lanier Park offers access to a designated swim beach, picnic areas and restrooms.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Lake Lanier boasts 38,000 surface acres, 690 miles of shoreline and over 100 small islands. Its location in the forested foothills of the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains, makes for a beautiful backdrop to any activity.

Nearby Attractions

Nearby attractions include boat ramps, other USACE parks, and Lake Lanier Islands.


Visitors can access the Laurel Ridge Hiking Trail from multiple locations and parks. The trail is a 3.5 mile loop that offers great views of the lake and Chattahoochee River. Fisherman can expect to catch a variety of species including bass, catfish and panfish. Activities include fishing, swimming, wake boarding, kayaking and hiking.

Contact Information


3501 Dawsonville Hwy Gainesville GA 30504

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 770-945-9531

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Physical address is 3501 Dawsonville Hwy., Gainesville, GA 30504.

From Georgia Highway 400, take exit 17, turn right onto Hwy. 306 and follow signs for Hwy. 53, turn right onto Hwy. 53, turn right into Little Hall Park.

From Interstate 985, take exit 16 and turn left onto Hwy. 53. Follow signs for Hwy. 53 west, turn left into Little Hall Park.

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